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RFS - Sylva Trophy

 

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The Royal Forestry Society - Sylva Trophy

 

In 2011 a new challenge prize was introduced by the RFS, the Sylva Trophy, donated by Patrick Evelyn, a direct descendent of John Evelyn, author of the seminal 17th century ‘Sylva or a Discourse of Forest-trees and the propagation of Timber’. This trophy is presented annually to recognise a person or organisation who in the opinion of the RFS has made an outstanding contribution to forestry in its broadest sense.

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Patrick Evelyn, left, presents the 2019 Sylva Trophy to Professor Julian Evans for his outstanding contributions to forestry.

 Pic Credit: RFS/Brian Martin


The 2019 Award was presented by Patrick Evelyn to Professor julian evans at the Excellence in Forestry Awards event at the York Club in Windsor Great Park . More here.